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brass

noun uk   /brɑːs/ us    /bræs/

brass noun (METAL)

C1 [U] a bright yellow metal made from copper and zinc : The door handles were made of brass.the brass C2 [S] the group of brass instruments or players in a band or orchestra: The brass seems to me to be too loud in this recording. [C] a thin piece of brass on the floor or wall in a church, with a picture or writing cut into it: The church has several beautiful medieval brasses.
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brass noun (CONFIDENCE)

[U] UK informal complete confidence and lack of fear: I don't know how she has the brass to do it.

brass noun (MONEY)

[U] UK old-fashioned informal money

brass

adjective [before noun] uk   /brɑːs/ us    /bræs/
(of a musical instrument) made of metal and played by blowing: The trumpet and trombone are brass instruments. He plays in the brass section of the orchestra.
(Definition of brass from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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